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we have a 15 yr old log home, 8" D logs, our south facing wall is a disaster,have had numerous logs repaired (cut and replaced with 1/2 logs)due to rott. its almost impossible to keep a good coat of stain on it and it looks awfull! I would like to some how start over with that wall,, thinking of a vinyl siding or hardy board type, there appears at this time to have no rotting, i see you recommend tyvek covering,, Im not sure siding just one wall woould look good? also what do you do to the corne

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Before covering with siding you should try staining it with Sherwin Williams Woodscapes Solid Stain. You will get a much better result for duration than a semi-transparent stain.

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Posted By D. uff
10/2/2013
We have log siding. three sides are very dried out. We are using an oil base stain and sealant on it. The logs are so dry that they are just soaking it up. Can I use linseed oil on it first or will that even help?